April 20, 2024 /

Let’s Welcome Some New Faces – March 2024

This year has been a year of many transitions and retirements, so we wanted to take a moment to introduce you to our new staff. We are so thrilled to have them with us and can’t wait for you to get to know them better.

Limor Guttman, Director of Education

Over the past 25 years, Limor has held the titles of Director of Education, Curriculum Development Specialist, Reggio Specialist, and Youth Programming Director. These roles highlight her strong vision to support Jewish education, leadership, curriculum development, youth and family programming, event planning emphasizing Jewish values, family engagement, teen leadership, team building, and more. Being a dedicated and active educator in the Jewish learning community, Limor worked with families and youth of all ages while motivating and inspiring young students and teens to stay involved. Her passion for Jewish life has been a rewarding journey which continues with us as she shares her extensive. Jewish education and community building background. Limor looks forward to connecting with our members and inspiring our community.

 

Jessica Guerrero, Administrative Assistant for the Temple and Youth Programing

Jessica was born and raised in New Brunswick. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Rider University. She has a son named Uziel. Jessica is a huge fan of reading different genres. A fun fact about Jessica… she has been skydiving!

 

 

Marla Bessasparis, Administrative Assistant for the Clergy

Marla comes to Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple with a diverse marketing, communications and administrative background in various industries such as healthcare, preschools and publishing. A graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and English, Marla enjoys utilizing her creativity, writing, and social skills to enhance marketing projects, coordinate workplace events and make others feel welcome. Marla is a resident of Hillsborough and enjoys planning activities and trips with her college-age children, walking and bicycling and working on writing or crafting projects in her free time. She looks forward to working with the Anshe Emeth clergy and membership community to assist them with their needs.

 

Leah Frank, Accompanist

Leah is a full-time pianist, violinist, violist, organist, educator, and music director. She holds a Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She is a two-time concerto competition winner, an AGO Scholarship recipient, and was presented with the Mu Phi Epsilon Marian Bowker Davidson Collaborative Piano Award. Ms. Frank is currently the Concert Mistress of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra.

 

 

Kevin Watkinson, Graphic Design/Administrative Assistant

Kevin Watkinson was born in Colonia and currently resides in Edison, NJ. He has a background in layout and design as a Rutgers University grad, majoring in Journalism and Media Studies. Previously he worked for Wakefern and IEEE. Kevin is also a huge fan of all genres of music, and an avid record collector with over 5,000 LPs.